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  1. Immunisation facts and misconceptions

    The risk of complications from childhood diseases such as measles is much higher than the risks of immunisation...

  2. Immunisation in Australia

    09 Nov 2017

    Immunisation is one of the safest and most effective ways we know of stopping preventable diseases from spreading. Find out more about immunisation in Australia...

  3. Bushfires and water tanks

    23 Oct 2017

    Debris, smoke, ash and dead animals from a bushfire can contaminate water tanks...

  4. Bushfire aftermath - safety tips

    23 Oct 2017

    Houses, sheds and other buildings or structures burnt in a bushfire can leave potential health hazards...

  5. Bushfire preparation advice

    23 Oct 2017 Bushfire preparation advice

    Being prepared for a bushfire helps you cope better in an emergency...

  6. Bushfire smoke

    23 Oct 2017

    Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas, and may affect people's health...

  7. Harmful algal blooms

    23 Oct 2017

    Some types of blue-green algae produce toxins that can harm humans and animals when swallowed, inhaled or touched. People and pets should not enter the water at locations affected by blue-green algae...

  8. Emergencies - floods

    Emergencies - floods

    You and your family should work out an emergency plan in case of flood...

  9. After a flood – returning home safely

    16 Oct 2017

    When returning to your home after a flood, take precautions to reduce the possibility of injury, illness or disease...

  10. After a flood – animal and insect related hazards

    16 Oct 2017

    When returning to a flood-affected area, remember that wild animals, including rats, mice, snakes or spiders, may be trapped in your home, shed or garden...